Chapter five: progressive muslims-conceptualising and engaging the islamic tradition

Author: Dr. Adis Duderija

Summary / Excerpt: “This chapter consists of four sections. In the first part the aim is to present a discussion on some defining themes underpinning progressive Muslim worldview. The second and the third section historically contextualize and place progressive Muslim thought in relation to their intellectual predecessors coming from both the non-Muslim majority and Muslim majority worlds. The last part outlines progressive Muslim approach to conceptualising and engaging with the Islamic tradition and the concept of modernity/modern episteme”